Malema under fire after 'Indians are racist' comment

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Julius Malema has come under fire for his remarks that Indian people are racists.

Malema said these remarks while addressing a Youth Day rally in Matlosana in the North West.

Head of media at the South African Institute of Race Relations Micheal Morris says politicians should know better about making divisive racial statements.

Our research indicates that it is nonsense to suggest that people of Indian descent or of any other racially defined group are collectively holding antagonistic racists attitudes towards others.

Micheal Morris, Head of media at the South African Institute of Race Relations

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It is damaging and unnecessary and South Africans deserve better political leadership.

Micheal Morris, Head of media at the South African Institute of Race 

Morris says they acknowledge that racism exists in all communities.

Listen to what Morris things the IEC can do to help...


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